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Amy Weisberg

Amy Weisberg—A mother with three grown daughters and a teacher with 38 years’ experience who consults with teachers and parents as well as provides support for students. LACOE Teacher of the Year 2019-2020. Her website is www.CompleteTeach.com, email amyweisberg@gmail.com.

Equality

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” –Mohandas Gandhi The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence states that “All men are created equal,” the 14th Amendment (1868) affirms…

The Constitution for Kids: Planting the Seeds of Democracy

There has been much talk lately about the Constitution of the United States. The continued success of the musical, Hamilton, gave us all an educational review of our founders and their intentions…

Where Are Your Children?

The new year gives us the opportunity to review and reflect on the past year as parents and begin 2020 with fresh ideas and goals for ways we can support our children…

Our Topanga Community Center

What costs less than thirty cents a day and gives us 365 days of fun and community? Our beloved Topanga Community Center! The history of our Topanga Community Center (TCC) is well…

The Thing About Topanga…

I recently spent a balmy Friday evening at the Topanga Community Center, coaxed out of my solitude at home into the warm embrace of community. I was encouraged to join Deb Silbar’s…

What’s New?

Last year was a tumultuous year in education filled with teacher strikes, student protests and lots of Red for Ed. This year we in Los Angeles, begin by moving forward to positive…

The Path to No

Parenthood is not for the faint of heart, and though we strive to focus on the positive and to practice gratitude, raising children has many paths leading to a variety of outcomes.…

Positive Changes for Education

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” -Nelson Mandela On June 27, Governor Gavin Newsom signed his state budget for…

An Independent Summer

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men* are created equal,  that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,  that among these are Life, Liberty and the…

Releasing the Butterflies

They arrive in August, these small humans who have only been on this Earth for four or five short years. They are silly, curious and full of wonder, spouting words of wisdom…